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ACT NOW: US Aid to Ethiopia Supports Forced Relocations for Land Grabs

UPDATE: Ethiopian government suspends land allocation for investment purposes to take time for assessment


Sign the petition to President Barack Obama and USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah today

Ethiopia is forcibly relocating 70,000 people from Gambella to make land available for foreign investment in agriculture--aggravating current hunger while laying the groundwork for future famine in Ethiopia, as people are losing their livelihoods and being moved to areas where they cannot readily feed themselves. 


Watch the video slideshow about Gambella:


Read Oakland Institute board member Jeff Furman's post about Ethiopia's steadily worsening human rights record

Read Nickolas Johnson's reporting on Ethiopia's villagization process that is relocating 1.5 million people